The 2017 Hurricane season was the most devastating season on record in terms of cost. For many, it was a stark reminder of how the entire economy of a small nation can be wiped out in a few hours…

Christelle Chapoy, Mariana Ceratti, Brune Andre |

A 5 heures du matin, alors que le soleil ne s’est pas encore levé, les rues de Port au Prince sont déjà débordantes d’activités et les embouteillages commencent. Contrairement à ce que nous…

Nancy Lozano Gracia, Paolo Avner |

At 5am, when the sun has still not gone up, the streets of Port-au-Prince are already busy. But they are not busy with cars, since income levels in Haiti are still too low – Haiti ranks 200 among…

Nancy Lozano Gracia, Paolo Avner |

In recognition of the vulnerabilities of small island states, we are responding to their aspirations and supporting their recovery and resilience building efforts in five inter-connected ways.

Tahseen Sayed, Christelle Chapoy |

Juan y sus hermanas muestran orgullosos sus identificaciones. © Daniel Silva Yoshisato/Banco Mundial El Perú ha puesto tanto énfasis en la importancia de la identificación que ha creado un museo…

Samia Melhem, Mia Harbitz |

© دانيال سيلفا يوشيساتو / البنك الدولي أولت بيرو اهتماما كبيرا بالهوية لدرجة أنها أنشأت متحفا خاصا بها. "متحف الهوية" في ليما يثبت للزائرين أهمية الهوية في تاريخ البلاد. في الحقيقة كانت…

سامية ملحم, ميا هاربيتز |

Juan and his sisters proudly show their identification. © Daniel Silva Yoshisato/World Bank Peru has placed so much emphasis on the importance of identification that it has created a museum…

Samia Melhem, Mia Harbitz |

C’est en 1995 que les autorités péruviennes ont lancé une campagne d’identification nationale, au lendemain d’une insurrection armée qui avait déchiré le pays et causé la perte ou la destruction…

Samia Melhem, Mia Harbitz |

Photo: shplendid | Flickr Creative Commons Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating…

Mark Moseley |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |